BOSTON (CBS) – When it comes to naming their dogs, Boston residents are looking to their favorite New England Patriots players for inspiration.Food & Wine Names Best Burgers In Every State: See The Top Picks For New England
In Boston, Rover says the top 10 male names for dogs are Charlie, Max, Cooper, Buddy, Brady, Oliver, Jack, Teddy, Toby and Tucker.
Nationwide, Brady is only the 97th-most popular name for a male dog, Rover says.READ MORE: Gabby Thomas, Mass. Native And Harvard Grad, Sprints To 200 Meter Bronze In Tokyo Olympics
But it looks like teammate Rob Gronkowski is nipping on Brady’s heels. According to Rover, “Gronk” is up 122 percent this year among male dogs.
The most popular female dog names in Boston are Bella, Lucy, Molly, Lola, Daily, Maggie, Sadie, Luna, Sophie and Lily.MORE NEWS: Phoenix Police Say Foul Play Not Suspected In Death Of Hiker Angela Tramonte Of Saugus
Rover says pop culture is having an impact on dog names, with more people drawing inspiration from shows and movies like “Stranger Things,” “Star Wars,” “Game of Thrones” and “Wonder Woman.”